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Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens

Via San Valentino 51a, 39012 Merano, Italy
+39(0)473 235730
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Ranked #1 of 29 attractions in Merano
Type: Gardens, Castles
Owner description: The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, located in the town of Merano (Meran) in northern Italy, is a botanical garden nestled into a twelve-hectare... more » Owner description: The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, located in the town of Merano (Meran) in northern Italy, is a botanical garden nestled into a twelve-hectare amphitheatre with an altitude differential of 100 meters. Trauttmansdorff offers spectacular views of exotic gardens and breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains and the spa resort town of Merano. Colorful plants from all around the world thrive and bloom in Trauttmansdorff’s more than eighty garden landscapes. Ideal for both children and adults as well as for botany experts and laymen alike, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle is a unique blend of botanical garden and recreational attraction. Multifaceted Experience Stations, spectacular themed gardens, Artist Pavilions and intriguing animals turn the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle – within easy walking distance from Merano – into a colorful world where visitors enjoy a variety of different experiences. The Touriseum, South Tyrol’s Province Museum of Tourism, covers 200 years of tourism history in Tyrol and Merano in a very engaging way. « less
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Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

The best botanic garden we visited ever. You can easily spend there 3 hours. Beautiful colours already from April. Recommended to visit in the afternoon.

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Aruba
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

great daytrip, lunch at the restaurant, Sisi-museum, touriseum, lovely botanical gardens, we loved it!! We walked on the Sisi-trail and had a really nice daytrip.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The best botanic garden I've been to. Plants from all over the world with colourful settings plus a small lake with fish and a large area to cover but all of it is interesting and the paths meander through.Very well maintained.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Extremely nicely done, quite interactive and worth a full day visit. The garden is divided in different geographical area to represent the vegetation of the planet. There are also very nice view points on top of the garden. Despite we did not eat in the restaurant, it looks good.

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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

The Castel and gardens are well worth a visit. We visited the Castel at the beginning of November but the gardens are still worth seeing. The Castel has an interesting exhibition of the history of tourism in Alto Adige, and the Sisi rooms are interesting. We also would recommend the Sisi walk from Merano to have an overview of other... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Beautiful gardens and views from the terraced landscapes. Restaurant and museum of vacationing also on the site.

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Enjoyed the variety of gardens from the sub tropical to temperate plants.One has to have good mobility as there is a lot of climbing.They could install some lifts.The gardens go up and down the mountainside.I think Villa Taranto on Lake Maggiore was more beautiful.

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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We loved the plant collection and the fabulous viewing platforms. The kids loved the bird enclosure and the zig zag trails

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Stuttgart, Germany
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58 reviews 58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The Trauttmansforff Castle and its gardens are well worth a visit. You'll need the best part of a day to see round the Castle (more a manor house) and the grounds with its multiple gardens, lake, viewpoints and avery. There are two outside restaurants and one indoor. The price of parking is included in the entrance fee. You need to... More

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Milano
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Don't miss Trauttmansdorf Garden if you are in Merano!!! In my opinion, it is the n.1 attraction of this beautiful town. You will easily spend 3 or 4 hours there.... flowers, plants, cactus, the pond ... really a beautiful setting. and, each season has its flowers and vegetation, so it is worth visiting it several times. The visit will be... More

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